Entries by Ana Sotres


Post-doctoral contractual in molecular/cell biology and biochemistry

  The role: The successful postdoctoral researcher will be involved in a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer biology. The candidate will design and execute experiments involving cell culture and enriched proteins with the final aim to define if lipids covalently bound to proteins have a role in regulating Ras-driven cancers. Qualifications: We are seeking a highly […]

IQAC-CSIC researchers describe the mechanism of formation of a potent antioxidant molecule in cells

A study performed by researchers from the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC) from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) in collaboration with Tsinghua University at Beijing, University of Pennsylvania, and Purdue University at the United States, have pointed out that cysteine disulfides have a very active role in the formation of a potent […]


IQAC presenta 3 contratos de prácticas en la convocatoria de Garantía Juvenil CSIC 2020

El Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) convoca 140 contratos para personal técnico con destino en distintos institutos, centros y unidades del CSIC, mediante la modalidad de contrato de prácticas, para la promoción del empleo joven e implantación de la Garantía Juvenil. Dicha convocatoria está dirigida a jóvenes no ocupados y que no cursen estudios […]


Come to IQAC with a Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellowship “la Caixa”

If you are interested in doing your research at the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), you can apply for the Postdoctoral Junior Leader Fellowship “la Caixa”. In the Retaining section, 15 fellowships are offered to researchers from all nationalities who want to pursue their career in STEM areas (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), […]

Indentified the role of the CCR5 in the formation of the antibodies and immune memory after vaccination

A study led by the National Center of Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC) and with the participation of the Institute in Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)  describe a new function of CCR5 that would explain why the immune system does not function properly in individuals with CCR5 deficiencies who are facing […]

Final event of LIFE-FLAREX project

We kindly invite you to the LIFE-FLAREX final event on June 17th from 10 to 12 CEST.  This event will be organized remotely as a webinar. The aim of this webinar is to present the key findings and outcomes from the LIFE-FLAREX project and open a debate on the implementation of hazardous chemicals’ substitution strategies and opportunities […]

New pathway to attack tumor cells identified

A study led by researchers from the Institut de Neurociències (INc-UAB), in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC), describes a new mechanism by which the antitumor drug ABTL0812 induces stress in tumors, causing cell destruction by cytotoxic autophagy. This molecule is currently being tested in patients with advanced endometrial and squamous […]

Supercomputing to find drugs against SARS-CoV-2

The COVID-19 fund of the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII) awards a project to the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), lead by Víctor Guallar, in collaboration of Nostrum Biodiscovery (NBD) and the Medical Chemistry and Synthesis group, lead by Amadeu Llebaria, from the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) for the development of innovative therapies […]

2ª convocatoria Plan de Formación 2020 para personal del CSIC

En esta 2ª convocatoria del Plan de Formación 2020 para personal funcionario, laboral o contratado temporal del CSIC, cuyo plazo de inscripción es del 1 al 12 de junio de 2020 (ambos inclusive), en el Instituto de Química Avanzada de Cataluña (IQAC), se ofertan: Curso 1: “INTRODUCCIÓN AL SOFTWARE ESTADÍSTICO R. APLICACIONES EN ESTADÍSTICA BÁSICA. […]

New methods to detect Coronavirus: interactive webinar on the diagnosis of COVID-19

  CSIC has orgnized an interactive webinar on new COVID-19 detection systems that brings together biotechnologist Luis Blanco, the physicist Javier Tamayo and the nanotechnologists Laura Lechuga and Pilar Marco, Scientific Director of NANBIOSIS unit 2 Custom Antibody Service (CAbS) from the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia. The debate will be moderated by geneticist and biotechnologist Lluis Montoliu, from […]